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The Globe Radio Repertory was founded in Seattle in 1982 to bring the classics of world literature to a new and wider audience. Radio was chosen as medium because it communicates best the essential qualities of classical literature; namely, strong plots and vivid characters fashioned out of a use of language whose roots lie in oral tradition.

The Globe produced four major series over the next decade, beginning with Don Quixote, and subsequently, Dead Souls, Madame Bovary, and last, 16 Stories by Anton Chekhov. Each dramatization was adapted by writer John Siscoe in collaboration with writer/director Jean Sherrard. Their scholarly advisors ranged from Roger Shattuck to Donald Fanger to Francis Steegmuller (the brilliant translator of a monumental Madame Bovary). The show aired on NPR Playhouse and in English speaking nations around the world.

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Globe Radio Repertory
by Jean Sherrard
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eye 22,275
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'The Chameleon', 'Oysters' (both 1884), and 'The Culprit' (1885) This dramatic series is based on sixteen stories drawn from Anton Chekhov's vast body of work. The stories range from early sketches published when he was still a medical student to the masterpieces he wrote in the last decade of his life. The stories are arranged in chronological order and trace Chekhov's development as an artist and as a human being. This series aired nationwide on NPR Playhouse in the early 90s.
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Topics: Globe Radio Repertory, NPR Playhouse, radio drama, Anton Chekhov, short stories
Globe Radio Repertory
by Jean Sherrard
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eye 20,466
favorite 19
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The first episode of a 13-part radio theatre adaptation of the Cervantes classic. Produced by Globe Radio Repertory, it played to great acclaim on NPR Playhouse in the mid-80s. Title: "The Quest Begins"
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Topics: Don Quixote, radio drama, NPR Playhouse, Globe Radio Repertory
Globe Radio Repertory
by Jean Sherrard
audio
eye 13,821
favorite 8
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The first episode of a 9-part dramatization of Nikolai Gogol's masterpiece. Produced by Globe Radio Repertory for NPR Playhouse in the late 1980s, the series received wide acclaim. Funded by the National Endowment for the Humanities and the National Endowment for the Arts, it was sold in audio cassette form, but is now out of print.
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Topics: Globe Radio Repertory, NPR Playhouse, radio drama, Gogol
Globe Radio Repertory
by Jean Sherrard
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eye 12,951
favorite 6
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The first episode of a 13-part adaptation of Gustave Flaubert's masterpiece. This Globe Radio Repertory production aired on NPR Playhouse in the late 80s, and subsequently in English-speaking countries around the world.
Topics: Globe Radio Repertory, NPR Playhouse, Radio Drama, Madame Bovary, Flaubert
Globe Radio Repertory
by Jean Sherrard
audio
eye 7,157
favorite 2
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'The Lady with the Dog' (1899) This dramatic series is based on sixteen stories drawn from Anton Chekhov's vast body of work. The stories range from early sketches published when he was still a medical student to the masterpieces he wrote in the last decade of his life. The stories are arranged in chronological order and trace Chekhov's development as an artist and as a human being. This series aired nationwide on NPR Playhouse in the early 90s.
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Topics: Globe Radio Repertory, NPR Playhouse, radio drama, Anton Chekhov, short stories
Globe Radio Repertory
by Jean Sherrard
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favorite 3
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'The Man in a Shell' (1898) This dramatic series is based on sixteen stories drawn from Anton Chekhov's vast body of work. The stories range from early sketches published when he was still a medical student to the masterpieces he wrote in the last decade of his life. The stories are arranged in chronological order and trace Chekhov's development as an artist and as a human being. This series aired nationwide on NPR Playhouse in the early 90s.
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Topics: Globe Radio Repertory, NPR Playhouse, radio drama, Anton Chekhov, short stories
Globe Radio Repertory
by Jean Sherrard
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'The Chorus Girl' and 'A Calamity'(both 1886). This dramatic series is based on sixteen stories drawn from Anton Chekhov's vast body of work. The stories range from early sketches published when he was still a medical student to the masterpieces he wrote in the last decade of his life. The stories are arranged in chronological order and trace Chekhov's development as an artist and as a human being. This series aired nationwide on NPR Playhouse in the early 90s.
Topics: Globe Radio Repertory, NPR Playhouse, radio drama, Anton Chekhov, short stories
Globe Radio Repertory
by Jean Sherrard
audio
eye 5,283
favorite 4
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'A Marriageable Girl' (1903) This dramatic series is based on sixteen stories drawn from Anton Chekhov's vast body of work. The stories range from early sketches published when he was still a medical student to the masterpieces he wrote in the last decade of his life. The stories are arranged in chronological order and trace Chekhov's development as an artist and as a human being. This series aired nationwide on NPR Playhouse in the early 90s.
Topics: Globe Radio Repertory, NPR Playhouse, radio drama, Anton Chekhov, short stories
Globe Radio Repertory
by Jean Sherrard
audio
eye 4,927
favorite 1
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The second episode of a 13-part radio theatre adaptation of the Cervantes classic. Produced by Globe Radio Repertory, it played to great acclaim on NPR Playhouse in the mid-80s. Its title: "The Enchanted Castle"
Topics: Don Quixote, radio drama, NPR Playhouse, Globe Radio Repertory
Globe Radio Repertory
by Jean Sherrard
audio
eye 4,891
favorite 1
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'The Kiss' (1888) This dramatic series is based on sixteen stories drawn from Anton Chekhov's vast body of work. The stories range from early sketches published when he was still a medical student to the masterpieces he wrote in the last decade of his life. The stories are arranged in chronological order and trace Chekhov's development as an artist and as a human being. This series aired nationwide on NPR Playhouse in the early 90s.
Topics: Globe Radio Repertory, NPR Playhouse, radio drama, Anton Chekhov, short stories
Globe Radio Repertory
by Jean Sherrard
audio
eye 4,182
favorite 2
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Episode 2 of a 9-part dramatization of Nikolai Gogol's masterpiece. Produced by Globe Radio Repertory for NPR Playhouse in the late 1980s, the series received wide acclaim. Funded by the National Endowment for the Humanities and the National Endowment for the Arts, it was sold in audio cassette form, but is now out of print.
Topics: Globe Radio Repertory, NPR Playhouse, radio drama, Gogol
Globe Radio Repertory
by Jean Sherrard
audio
eye 4,123
favorite 1
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'The Shoemaker and the Devil' & 'Sleepy' (both 1888) This dramatic series is based on sixteen stories drawn from Anton Chekhov's vast body of work. The stories range from early sketches published when he was still a medical student to the masterpieces he wrote in the last decade of his life. The stories are arranged in chronological order and trace Chekhov's development as an artist and as a human being. This series aired nationwide on NPR Playhouse in the early 90s.
Topics: Globe Radio Repertory, NPR Playhouse, radio drama, Anton Chekhov, short stories
Globe Radio Repertory
by Jean Sherrard
audio
eye 4,052
favorite 2
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Episode 5 of a 13-part radio theatre adaptation of the Cervantes classic. Produced by Globe Radio Repertory, it played to great acclaim on NPR Playhouse in the mid-80s. Title: "Lies and Fables".
Topics: Don Quixote, radio drama, NPR Playhouse, Globe Radio Repertory
Globe Radio Repertory
by Jean Sherrard
audio
eye 3,971
favorite 2
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The third episode of a 13-part radio theatre adaptation of the Cervantes classic. Produced by Globe Radio Repertory, it played to great acclaim on NPR Playhouse in the mid-80s. Title: "The Battle of the Sheep"
Topics: Don Quixote, radio drama, NPR Playhouse, Globe Radio Repertory
Globe Radio Repertory
by Jean Sherrard
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eye 3,968
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'In the Ravine', Part 2 (1900) This dramatic series is based on sixteen stories drawn from Anton Chekhov's vast body of work. The stories range from early sketches published when he was still a medical student to the masterpieces he wrote in the last decade of his life. The stories are arranged in chronological order and trace Chekhov's development as an artist and as a human being. This series aired nationwide on NPR Playhouse in the early 90s.
Topics: Globe Radio Repertory, NPR Playhouse, radio drama, Anton Chekhov, short stories
Globe Radio Repertory
by Jean Sherrard
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favorite 1
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'In the Ravine', Part 1 (1900) This dramatic series is based on sixteen stories drawn from Anton Chekhov's vast body of work. The stories range from early sketches published when he was still a medical student to the masterpieces he wrote in the last decade of his life. The stories are arranged in chronological order and trace Chekhov's development as an artist and as a human being. This series aired nationwide on NPR Playhouse in the early 90s.
Topics: Globe Radio Repertory, NPR Playhouse, radio drama, Anton Chekhov, short stories
Globe Radio Repertory
by Jean Sherrard
audio
eye 3,741
favorite 1
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The second episode of a 13-part adaptation of Gustave Flaubert's masterpiece. This Globe Radio Repertory production aired on NPR Playhouse in the late 80s, and subsequently in English-speaking countries around the world.
Topics: Globe Radio Repertory, NPR Playhouse, radio drama, Madame Bovary, Flaubert
Globe Radio Repertory
by Jean Sherrard
audio
eye 3,694
favorite 1
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Last episode of a 13-part radio theatre adaptation of the Cervantes classic. Produced by Globe Radio Repertory, it played to great acclaim on NPR Playhouse in the mid-80s. "The Last Battle".
Topics: Don Quixote, radio drama, NPR Playhouse, Globe Radio Repertory
Globe Radio Repertory
by Jean Sherrard
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favorite 1
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'Gusev' (1890) This dramatic series is based on sixteen stories drawn from Anton Chekhov's vast body of work. The stories range from early sketches published when he was still a medical student to the masterpieces he wrote in the last decade of his life. The stories are arranged in chronological order and trace Chekhov's development as an artist and as a human being. This series aired nationwide on NPR Playhouse in the early 90s.
Topics: Globe Radio Repertory, NPR Playhouse, radio drama, Anton Chekhov, short stories
Globe Radio Repertory
by Jean Sherrard
audio
eye 3,578
favorite 0
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'The Grasshopper' (1892) This dramatic series is based on sixteen stories drawn from Anton Chekhov's vast body of work. The stories range from early sketches published when he was still a medical student to the masterpieces he wrote in the last decade of his life. The stories are arranged in chronological order and trace Chekhov's development as an artist and as a human being. This series aired nationwide on NPR Playhouse in the early 90s.
Topics: Globe Radio Repertory, NPR Playhouse, radio drama, Anton Chekhov, short stories
Globe Radio Repertory
by Jean Sherrard
audio
eye 3,429
favorite 1
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Episode 3 of a 9-part dramatization of Nikolai Gogol's masterpiece. Produced by Globe Radio Repertory for NPR Playhouse in the late 1980s, the series received wide acclaim. Funded by the National Endowment for the Humanities and the National Endowment for the Arts, it was sold in audio cassette form, but is now out of print.
Topics: Globe Radio Repertory, NPR Playhouse, radio drama, Gogol
Globe Radio Repertory
by Jean Sherrard
audio
eye 3,374
favorite 1
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'Anna on the Neck' (1895) This dramatic series is based on sixteen stories drawn from Anton Chekhov's vast body of work. The stories range from early sketches published when he was still a medical student to the masterpieces he wrote in the last decade of his life. The stories are arranged in chronological order and trace Chekhov's development as an artist and as a human being. This series aired nationwide on NPR Playhouse in the early 90s.
Topics: Globe Radio Repertory, NPR Playhouse, radio drama, Anton Chekhov, short stories
Globe Radio Repertory
by Jean Sherrard
audio
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'Fear' (1892) This dramatic series is based on sixteen stories drawn from Anton Chekhov's vast body of work. The stories range from early sketches published when he was still a medical student to the masterpieces he wrote in the last decade of his life. The stories are arranged in chronological order and trace Chekhov's development as an artist and as a human being. This series aired nationwide on NPR Playhouse in the
Topics: Globe Radio Repertory, NPR Playhouse, radio drama, Anton Chekhov, short stories
Globe Radio Repertory
by Jean Sherrard
audio
eye 3,218
favorite 1
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Episode 4 of a 9-part dramatization of Nikolai Gogol's masterpiece. Produced by Globe Radio Repertory for NPR Playhouse in the late 1980s, the series received wide acclaim. Funded by the National Endowment for the Humanities and the National Endowment for the Arts, it was sold in audio cassette form, but is now out of print.
Topics: Globe Radio Repertory, NPR Playhouse, radio drama, Gogol
Globe Radio Repertory
by Jean Sherrard
audio
eye 3,189
favorite 1
comment 1
The last episode of a 9-part dramatization of Nikolai Gogol's masterpiece. Produced by Globe Radio Repertory for NPR Playhouse in the late 1980s, the series received wide acclaim. Funded by the National Endowment for the Humanities and the National Endowment for the Arts, it was sold in audio cassette form, but is now out of print.
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Topics: Globe Radio Repertory, NPR Playhouse, radio drama, Gogol
Globe Radio Repertory
by Jean Sherrard
audio
eye 3,121
favorite 1
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The third episode of a 13-part adaptation of Gustave Flaubert's masterpiece. This Globe Radio Repertory production aired on NPR Playhouse in the late 80s, and subsequently in English-speaking countries around the world.
Topics: Globe Radio Repertory, NPR Playhouse, radio drama, Madame Bovary, Flaubert
Globe Radio Repertory
by Jean Sherrard
audio
eye 3,099
favorite 1
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Episode 4 of a 13-part radio theatre adaptation of the Cervantes classic. Produced by Globe Radio Repertory, it played to great acclaim on NPR Playhouse in the mid-80s. Title: "The Knight of the Barber's Basin"
Topics: Don Quixote, radio drama, NPR Playhouse, Globe Radio Repertory
Globe Radio Repertory
by Jean Sherrard
audio
eye 3,074
favorite 1
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Episode 5 of a 9-part dramatization of Nikolai Gogol's masterpiece. Produced by Globe Radio Repertory for NPR Playhouse in the late 1980s, the series received wide acclaim. Funded by the National Endowment for the Humanities and the National Endowment for the Arts, it was sold in audio cassette form, but is now out of print.
Topics: Globe Radio Repertory, NPR Playhouse, radio drama, Gogol
Globe Radio Repertory
by Jean Sherrard
audio
eye 3,072
favorite 1
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Episode 6 of a 13-part radio theatre adaptation of the Cervantes classic. Produced by Globe Radio Repertory, it played to great acclaim on NPR Playhouse in the mid-80s. Title: "The Knight Deceived".
Topics: Don Quixote, radio drama, NPR Playhouse, Globe Radio Repertory
Globe Radio Repertory
by Jean Sherrard
audio
eye 3,010
favorite 1
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Episode 7 of a 13-part radio theatre adaptation of the Cervantes classic. Produced by Globe Radio Repertory, it played to great acclaim on NPR Playhouse in the mid-80s. Title: "A Squire False and True".
Topics: Don Quixote, radio drama, NPR Playhouse, Globe Radio Repertory
Globe Radio Repertory
by Jean Sherrard
audio
eye 2,970
favorite 1
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Episode 8 of a 13-part radio theatre adaptation of the Cervantes classic. Produced by Globe Radio Repertory, it played to great acclaim on NPR Playhouse in the mid-80s. Title: "Dulcinea Enchanted".
Topics: Don Quixote, radio drama, NPR Playhouse, Globe Radio Repertory
Globe Radio Repertory
by Jean Sherrard
audio
eye 2,969
favorite 1
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Episode 6 of a 9-part dramatization of Nikolai Gogol's masterpiece. Produced by Globe Radio Repertory for NPR Playhouse in the late 1980s, the series received wide acclaim. Funded by the National Endowment for the Humanities and the National Endowment for the Arts, it was sold in audio cassette form, but is now out of print.
Topics: Globe Radio Repertory, NPR Playhouse, radio drama, Gogol
Globe Radio Repertory
by Jean Sherrard
audio
eye 2,908
favorite 2
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Episode 10 of a 13-part radio theatre adaptation of the Cervantes classic. Produced by Globe Radio Repertory, it played to great acclaim on NPR Playhouse in the mid-80s. Title: "The Cave of Montesinos".
Topics: Don Quixote, radio drama, NPR Playhouse, Globe Radio Repertory
Globe Radio Repertory
by Jean Sherrard
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eye 2,889
favorite 1
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Episode 9 of a 13-part radio theatre adaptation of the Cervantes classic. Produced by Globe Radio Repertory, it played to great acclaim on NPR Playhouse in the mid-80s. Title: "The Knight of the Mirrors".
Topics: Don Quixote, radio drama, NPR Playhouse, Globe Radio Repertory
Globe Radio Repertory
by Jean Sherrard
audio
eye 2,859
favorite 1
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The fourth episode of a 13-part adaptation of Gustave Flaubert's masterpiece. This Globe Radio Repertory production aired on NPR Playhouse in the late 80s, and subsequently in English-speaking countries around the world.
Topics: Globe Radio Repertory, NPR Playhouse, radio drama, Madame Bovary, Flaubert
Globe Radio Repertory
by Jean Sherrard
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favorite 2
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The tenth episode of a 13-part adaptation of Gustave Flaubert's masterpiece. This Globe Radio Repertory production aired on NPR Playhouse in the late 80s, and subsequently in English-speaking countries around the world.
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Topics: Globe Radio Repertory, NPR Playhouse, radio drama, Madame Bovary, Flaubert
Globe Radio Repertory
by Jean Sherrard
audio
eye 2,853
favorite 1
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Episode 7 of a 9-part dramatization of Nikolai Gogol's masterpiece. Produced by Globe Radio Repertory for NPR Playhouse in the late 1980s, the series received wide acclaim. Funded by the National Endowment for the Humanities and the National Endowment for the Arts, it was sold in audio cassette form, but is now out of print.
Topics: Globe Radio Repertory, NPR Playhouse, radio drama, Gogol
Globe Radio Repertory
by Jean Sherrard
audio
eye 2,833
favorite 1
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Episode 12 of a 13-part radio theatre adaptation of the Cervantes classic. Produced by Globe Radio Repertory, it played to great acclaim on NPR Playhouse in the mid-80s. Title: "Sancho's Isle".
Topics: Don Quixote, radio drama, NPR Playhouse, Globe Radio Repertory
Globe Radio Repertory
by Jean Sherrard
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eye 2,707
favorite 1
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Episode 8 of a 9-part dramatization of Nikolai Gogol's masterpiece. Produced by Globe Radio Repertory for NPR Playhouse in the late 1980s, the series received wide acclaim. Funded by the National Endowment for the Humanities and the National Endowment for the Arts, it was sold in audio cassette form, but is now out of print.
Topics: Globe Radio Repertory, NPR Playhouse, radio drama, Gogol
Globe Radio Repertory
by Jean Sherrard
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eye 2,675
favorite 1
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Episode 11 of a 13-part radio theatre adaptation of the Cervantes classic. Produced by Globe Radio Repertory, it played to great acclaim on NPR Playhouse in the mid-80s. Title: "The Ride of Clavileno".
Topics: Don Quixote, radio drama, NPR Playhouse, Globe Radio Repertory
Globe Radio Repertory
by Jean Sherrard
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eye 2,611
favorite 1
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The fifth episode of a 13-part adaptation of Gustave Flaubert's masterpiece. This Globe Radio Repertory production aired on NPR Playhouse in the late 80s, and subsequently in English-speaking countries around the world.
Topics: Globe Radio Repertory, NPR Playhouse, radio drama, Madame Bovary, Flaubert
Globe Radio Repertory
by Jean Sherrard
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eye 2,478
favorite 1
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The seventh episode of a 13-part adaptation of Gustave Flaubert's masterpiece. This Globe Radio Repertory production aired on NPR Playhouse in the late 80s, and subsequently in English-speaking countries around the world.
Topics: Globe Radio Repertory, NPR Playhouse, radio drama, Madame Bovary, Flaubert
Globe Radio Repertory
by Jean Sherrard
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favorite 1
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The sixth episode of a 13-part adaptation of Gustave Flaubert's masterpiece. This Globe Radio Repertory production aired on NPR Playhouse in the late 80s, and subsequently in English-speaking countries around the world.
Topics: Globe Radio Repertory, NPR Playhouse, radio drama, Madame Bovary, Flaubert
Globe Radio Repertory
by Jean Sherrard
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favorite 1
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The final episode of a 13-part adaptation of Gustave Flaubert's masterpiece. This Globe Radio Repertory production aired on NPR Playhouse in the late 80s, and subsequently in English-speaking countries around the world.
Topics: Globe Radio Repertory, NPR Playhouse, radio drama, Madame Bovary, Flaubert
Globe Radio Repertory
by Jean Sherrard
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The eleventh episode of a 13-part adaptation of Gustave Flaubert's masterpiece. This Globe Radio Repertory production aired on NPR Playhouse in the late 80s, and subsequently in English-speaking countries around the world.
Topics: Globe Radio Repertory, NPR Playhouse, radio drama, Madame Bovary, Flaubert
Globe Radio Repertory
by Jean Sherrard
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The eighth episode of a 13-part adaptation of Gustave Flaubert's masterpiece. This Globe Radio Repertory production aired on NPR Playhouse in the late 80s, and subsequently in English-speaking countries around the world.
Topics: Globe Radio Repertory, NPR Playhouse, radio drama, Madame Bovary, Flaubert
Globe Radio Repertory
by Jean Sherrard
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The ninth episode of a 13-part adaptation of Gustave Flaubert's masterpiece. This Globe Radio Repertory production aired on NPR Playhouse in the late 80s, and subsequently in English-speaking countries around the world.
Topics: Globe Radio Repertory, NPR Playhouse, radio drama, Madame Bovary, Flaubert
Globe Radio Repertory
by Jean Sherrard
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Episode twelve of a 13-part adaptation of Gustave Flaubert's masterpiece. This Globe Radio Repertory production aired on NPR Playhouse in the late 80s, and subsequently in English-speaking countries around the world.
Topics: Globe Radio Repertory, NPR Playhouse, radio drama, Madame Bovary, Flaubert
Globe Radio Repertory
by Jean Sherrard
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favorite 1
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Episode 4 of a 13-part radio theatre adaptation of the Cervantes classic. Produced by Globe Radio Repertory, it played to great acclaim on NPR Playhouse in the mid-80s. Title: "The Knight of the Barber's Basin".
Topics: Don Quixote, radio drama, NPR Playhouse, Globe Radio Repertory